The Whidbey Windermere Blog

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Solar Savings

Solar Savings Did you know Whidbey Island gets half the rain of Seattle and about 30 additional days of sun? The island is one of the sunniest Washington areas west of the Cascades! Because of this extra boost of sunshine, we have a secret superpower.  Or should I say Solar Power? Residents all over Whidbey […]

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Making a Memorable Home

Making a Memorable Home   Fresh out of college she had little desire to decorate or apply much effort to her home. She figured, “if it’s not functional, it’s not needed.” That all changed when her best friend, a former beauty queen, moved in with her. “Everything was moved! Books were realigned to look nice, […]

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Blonde Lawns on Whidbey Island

Blonde Lawns on Whidbey Island Hello Summer! Can you believe it’s here? That beautiful time of year filled with beach walks, swimming lessons, trips to Kapaws Iskreme and so much more! Here on Whidbey we have countless summer traditions we treasure greatly. From our Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration to the Whidbey Island Fair, […]

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Geocaching on Whidbey Island

Geocaching on Whidbey Island Why is Whidbey Island the Perfect Place? It is no secret that Whidbey Island is an astonishingly beautiful place. It’s the kind of atmosphere that draws you outside to enjoy the many state parks and breathtaking beaches. Countless trails dot the landscape all across the island. These trails and parks are […]

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QR Codes Connecting Us to History

QR Codes Connecting Us to History Coupeville: It’s of no surprise to anyone that Whidbey Island is home to some fascinating and wonderful towns each with their own history and culture. Perhaps the most intriguing is Whidbey’s oldest town and home of the first Whidbey Island settlement, Coupeville. Coupeville is an adorable waterfront community rich […]

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What’s with the Tulips?

What’s with the Tulips? April’s dawn breathes an awakening for this sleepy island. After months of cold gray clouds and dreary scenes, color finally breaks from the ground beneath. As the velvet grass returns it brings with it something a little more unique and exciting. TULIPS! These trumpet-like flowers can be found all across Whidbey […]

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History of the Penn Cove Mussel Fest

History of the Penn Cove Mussel Fest Every city or county has that one thing they are famous for. Their claim to fame that puts them on the world map. For some it’s a world-famous sports team, others it’s a historical location, still some gain fame from the presence of rare exotic animals. For Island […]

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Get the Buck Out of My Yard

Get the Buck Out of My Yard They are the wild and majestic creatures of Whidbey Island, often found in the peaceful pastures of Ebey’s Landing or beneath the cooling tree shade of the state parks. They are elegant, graceful, mesmerizing… and frankly a pain in the arbor. Oh deer, oh deer, oh deer. Don’t […]

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The Gray Whales Return to Whidbey

The Gray Whales Return to Whidbey As the cold melts away and flowers start to bloom again, Whidbey Island is blessed with a rare and wonderful gift. Many people hike to the very tip of a bluff or edge of the waves hoping to catch a glimpse of this phenomena. Then it happens – water spurts […]

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